Caught on Tape: Fireball Blazes Across Electrified Power Lines

Stunning video shows ball of fire moving down power lines after storm.
1:12 | 11/03/13

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Transcript for Caught on Tape: Fireball Blazes Across Electrified Power Lines
Strange fire ball that traveled across power lines in what was a quiet residential neighborhood. One man heard the noise and then captured it on his home video here tonight ABC's -- -- only with the images. It started as an ominous crap going in the distance. And flashes of light. After a day of powerful storms around Montreal. You -- checked outside his house and saw -- Fireball blazing across our lines just overhead. Fueled by an electrical surge strengthening an exploding. What we saw was this. -- barreling down power lines. An emanating an extreme amount of people that essentially forced this back -- -- because it was so so so hot. Again as the third sit dangerously close. -- consumed with worry about his two children sleeping inside article -- was who's gonna explode. There's been no official explanation of what triggered the fire ball but some experts speculate lightning started it. And that basic safety mechanisms meant to shut it down failed Susan's only ABC news New York.

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